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I saw on drug interaction site that I should not take cipro and celexa together, but i was prescribed cipro for a uti. Is this safe?

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Dr. Christopher Cirino
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Consult your md

re: an alternative if possible.
Macrodantin or Bactrim are popular first line drugs to treat uncomplicated UTIs. Cipro can have multiple drug issues, such that it is discouraged as a firstline agent; in the case of celexa, the 2drugs may cause q-t prolongation - a change in the rhythm of the heart that can be harmful. Tx for uncomplicated UTI is 3 d so may not be an issue/consult your doctor

In brief: Consult your md

re: an alternative if possible.
Macrodantin or Bactrim are popular first line drugs to treat uncomplicated UTIs. Cipro can have multiple drug issues, such that it is discouraged as a firstline agent; in the case of celexa, the 2drugs may cause q-t prolongation - a change in the rhythm of the heart that can be harmful. Tx for uncomplicated UTI is 3 d so may not be an issue/consult your doctor
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